Damian Starkey Sr.

Damian F. Starkey Sr., 56, Nuangola Lake, died May 12, 2016, at his residence.

Born in Nanticoke, he was a son of Catherine and the late Francis Starkey. He was educated in Nanticoke schools and was a graduate of John S. Fine High School, Class of 1977.

He attended Luzerne County Community College, majoring in engineering technology. He was the owner of D&M Craftsmen and a partner of Big Log Management. He enjoyed cooking, working with his hands and gardening. He mostly enjoyed weekend fishing on the lake with his good friends.

Damian is preceded in death by his father Francis M. Starkey and a sister, Cathy.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, Catherine, are his son, Damian Jr. and his wife, Lynn; a sister, Georgine Prizniak and her husband, Ron; his loving girlfriend, Joann Todorich; children Steve and Kate; and niece, Jen.

Arrangements were by Desiderio Funeral Home Inc., 436 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Memorial donations may be made

to The Damian Starkey Family Memorial Fund at PNC Bank Mountain Top.